discussing these matters, apparently, no, the president today laid that to rest. >> if i can ask in the interest of transparency, can you tell us about these drone strikes we've seen over the last couple of weeks in yemen? >> i'm not going to discuss specific operations that have taken place. again, in my speech in may, i was very specific about how we make these determinations about potential lethal strikes. so i would refer you to that speech. >> so you won't even confirm that we've carried out drone strikes in yemen? >> i will not have a discussion about operational issues. ed henry? >> the rest of the press conference today was kind of slightly free-wheeling, i'll take the next question, everybody gets a follow-up. joking about your new baby. making fun of major garrett. ha, ha, ha. it's august. i'm going on vacation. somebody asked about drones and it's like, no, boom, full stop. i do not talk about that.